Marty Peretz and the rest of the Israel suck-ups might benefit from reading Ha'aretz. For example, this article from the edition of Thursday, November 12, 2009 (Cheshvan 25, 5770), "America, stop sucking up to Israel," by Gideon Levy. Yes, you read right. I quote:
Before no other country on the planet does the United States kneel and plead like this. In other trouble spots, America takes a different tone. It bombs in Afghanistan, invades Iraq and threatens sanctions against Iran and North Korea. Did anyone in Washington consider begging Saddam Hussein to withdraw from occupied territory in Kuwait?
But Israel the occupier, the stubborn contrarian that continues to mock America and the world by building settlements and abusing the Palestinians, receives different treatment. Another massage to the national ego in one video, more embarrassing praise in another.
Mark Scott Oller
Nov 23 2009 - 2:53pm